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Meg Bearor

acting director, livelihoods and economic opportunities
mbearor@pactworld.org

‘I never had this idea before’: In Liberia, using entrepreneurship to improve lives & forests

March 22, 2017
Patricia Wantoe never earned income before joining a Pact WORTH group. Today, her business is supporting her family, and she's no longer cutting down trees to survive.

WORTH in Liberia: Yorh's story

March 20, 2017
Yorh Brown, a WORTH member in Liberia, talks about how the program has improved her life and helped protect the country's forests. Pact's WORTH groups in Liberia are part of the FIFES project...

Photo story: WORTH in Liberia

March 17, 2017
Improving lives and saving forests with entrepreneurship.

For a dedicated mother in Vietnam, entrepreneurship is the key to success

January 5, 2017
After a Caesarean section, Pham Ngoc Yen’s savings was drained. With Pact's help, she's now saving for the future.

WORTH’s Global Impact: Empowering Women from Africa to Asia

December 13, 2016
Twenty years after Pact started its first WORTH group in Nepal, the community banking and empowerment model has transformed the lives of more than 550,000 rural women. Learn more at pactworld.org/...
WORTH women in Tanzania

For Pact WORTH members, formal banking boosts incomes and resilience

November 18, 2016
There is an excited buzz in the air as more than 50 women, some with young children in tow, gather in an open field outside a school in Tanzania’s Kituntu ward. The women are dressed in elaborately...

Photo story: Poshereng Kaleh mothers group

October 12, 2016
Pact's SAQIP project is decreasing child deaths by empowering mothers to access health services for themselves and their kids.

Photo story: Now is better than before

October 12, 2016
For members of a Pact mothers group in Gombe State, Nigeria, the present is better than the past.
Florentina Nason with her fellow WORTH group members.

In the face of disease, WORTH helps members live healthier, more secure lives

September 30, 2016
For Florentina Nason, the support of her fellow WORTH group members has made all the difference in her life and hope for the future.
Sophia looks out over her pineapple garden in northern Tanzania.

One woman's journey to provide for her family

July 26, 2016
Two years ago, Sophia Stevens stood on the dusty path at the edge of her pineapple garden proudly showing off her quarter-acre plot. Every day she would walk the steep path to the garden from her...

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